The Way It Oughta Be: Free Stuff

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(KPLR) – Who doesn't like free stuff.

This is the area where I do most of my shopping.  The grocery store has a lot of free samples and the hardware store has free popcorn.

We've become accustomed to receiving free stuff.  I'm not complaining but maybe that's why I've received some strange requests for news coverage.

One college student wanted us to do a story on how he needed more money for school.

Another man wanted us to do a story on how he bought a house but can't afford to make repairs.

Why turn to the news for this kind of help?  Is there really no other way?

I don’t mind helping out someone in need. I would just like to see some effort first.

I'm JB and that's “The Way It Oughta Be”.

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